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Japanese Companies (Turnover)

Volume 229: debated on Thursday 22 July 1993

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To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what has been the annual turnover of Japanese companies in the United Kingdom each year since 1983.

Estimates of turnover of Japanese manufacturing companies based in the United Kingdom for 1983–90 are shown in the table. No reliable information is available for Japanese companies outside the manufacturing sector.

Total value of sales and work done by Japanese enterprises based in the United Kingdom classified to manufacturing 1983–90
Value of sales £ million
1983193·0
1984321·6
1985447·8
1986595·5
19871,040·0
19881,788·3
19892,916·3
19904,631·6

Source: Report on the Annual Census of Production. PA 1002. Central Statistical Office. Various issues.

Notes:

(i) The table refers to enterprises controlled by companies incorporated in Japan.

(ii) Manufacturing refers to activities in Divisions 2 to 4 of the Standard Industrial Classification.

(iii) 1990 is the most recent published estimate.

(iv) All data are expressed in current prices.